7 July 2022
How much money do you need for your retirement? It’s a question that’s often asked, but which has a different answer for different people. The fact is we all have different needs, assets and financial situations. Sometimes, spending some time to think about your future needs and wants is the best place to start.
The most important thing for a happy retirement is to plan ahead before you finish working. It’s never too early. AustralianSuper’s Super Projection Calculator can help you to set goals and work out what retirement looks like for you.
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AustralianSuper employee (Lauren):
With market uncertainty and rising interest rates, it’s understandable to feel concerned about your retirement. That’s why it’s important to consider how much super you’ll need in the long term.
Often, a 7 number figure is floated.
But the average Australian between 60 and 64 retires with $282,000 to $359,0001.
The important thing is figuring out what a ‘comfortable retirement’ looks like for you.
AustralianSuper’s Super Projection Calculator can help you understand your retirement needs, taking the age pension into account, and establish your goals so that you can confidently plan for the retirement you want.
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